Winner receives conference's automatic bid to the FCS Playoffs
Duo combine for 384 of 446 rushing yards and four TDs
Seawolves travel to face VMI on Saturday
Seawolves 3-0 all-time vs. Keydets
Ground game rushes for 404 yards and 4 TDs; Essington throws for 275 yards and 3 TDs
2011: Rushed for 334 yards and four touchdowns and made 15 tackles on special teams ... three of four TDs came on his first carry of the game ... one tackle vs. Albany (11/26) ... key tackle on special teams that prevented a kick return for a touchdown vs. Liberty (11/19) ... scored on a 43-yard TD at Gardner-Webb (11/12) ... rushed for 70 yards and a touchdown vs. Coastal Carolina (10/29) ... five carries for 20 yards and a tackle on special teams at VMI (10/22) ... rushed for 169 yards and two touchdowns vs. St. Anselm (10/15) ... made three tackles on special teams vs. Presbyterian (10/8) ... had three tackles and one carry for a yard vs. Lafayette (9/24) ... made a tackle on special teams vs. Brown (9/17) ... rushed for 26 yards on five carries and made a tackle on special teams at Buffalo (9/10) ... saw action at running back and special teams against UTEP (9/3).
High School: A 2010 graduate of Half Hollow Hills West High School ... 2009 Hansen Award winner as the top football player in Suffolk County ... all-Long Island, all-county and all-division as a senior ... New York State Player of the Year ... Class A first team all-New York State on offense ... Division III MVP for Suffolk County ... MVP of the Suffolk County championship game, leading his team to the county title and a 12-0 record ... threw for 1,531 yards and 24 TDs and rushed for 1,789 yards and 24 TDs in 2009 ... totaled 3,873 all-purpose yards as a senior ... played for Long Island in 2010 Outback Steakhouse Empire Challenge ... also lettered in basketball and track.
Personal:JeVahn Cruz ... born December 23, 1992 in West Islip, New York ... son of Alvin Toney and Alyshia Cruz ... has three siblings.